Children's Mental Health

Out of County, CA: Going the Distance

Heather, slight and precocious, made her Los Angeles County high school’s track team as a freshman.

It was a major feat, something to be proud of in the maelstrom of the 14 year-old’s life. Only months before, the county’s Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) had removed Heather […]

Opinion

A Time for Trust

In the six years that I have covered the foster care system and worked along its fractious point of contact with the news media, an all-too-common theme has been one of mistrust, fear and subsequent […]

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Analysis

Capital View on Kids

The latest news on children and families in Washington D.C. Affordable Care Act Stands Along With Children’s Provisions On Thursday, June 28 the Supreme Court ruled in National Federation of Independent Businesses V. Sebelius, Secretary […]